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    Ukraine: Investigators start jet crash site search
    Aug01

    Ukraine: Investigators start jet crash site search

    HRABOVE, Ukraine — With the sound of artillery blasts at a distance, 70 international investigators arrived Friday at the eastern Ukraine site where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashed and started recovering the remains of as many as 80 victims that have been lying in farm fields for two weeks. …read more Source: Boston...

    15 days later, Flight 17 investigation gets rolling
    Aug01

    15 days later, Flight 17 investigation gets rolling

    With fight between pro-Russian rebels accused of downing jet and Ukrainian forces raging nearby, work finally begins in earnest …read more Source:...

    Italy, Poland vie for top EU foreign policy job
    Aug01

    Italy, Poland vie for top EU foreign policy job

    BRUSSELS (AP) — As the European Union struggles to respond to what it perceives as Russia’s aggressive meddling in Ukraine, Italy and Poland are staking their claims to provide the bloc’s new … …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Large expert team reaches Ukraine crash site
    Aug01

    Large expert team reaches Ukraine crash site

    HRABOVE, Ukraine (AP) — A team of several dozen international investigators descended Friday on the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash site in eastern Ukraine to begin combing an area now designated as a crime scene. Investigators from the Netherlands and Australia, along with accompanying officials from the Organization for Security and...

    At least 10 Ukrainian troops killed in ambush near MH17 crash site
    Aug01

    At least 10 Ukrainian troops killed in ambush near MH17 crash site

    A team of several dozen international investigators descended Friday on the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 crash site in eastern Ukraine to begin combing an area now designated as a crime scene. …read more Source:...

    MH17: 60 experts arrive at crash site
    Aug01

    MH17: 60 experts arrive at crash site

    International monitors and experts arrived at the crash site of MH17 in eastern Ukraine for the second day running Friday — this time in much greater numbers. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Army Confirms At Least 14 Deaths From Pro-Russian ‘Ambush’
    Aug01

    Ukraine Army Confirms At Least 14 Deaths From Pro-Russian ‘Ambush’

    An ambush by pro-Russian fighters near the town of Shakhtarsk, in the area where the Malaysian airliner fell two weeks ago, killed more than a dozen people, many of them soldiers, and injured many more. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    International Investigators Begin Work at Crash Site in Ukraine
    Aug01

    International Investigators Begin Work at Crash Site in Ukraine

    Several dozen international investigators have begun working at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight 17 in eastern Ukraine. Investigators from the Netherlands and Australia, along with accompanying officials from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe on Friday began combing an area now designated as a crime scene. They...

    US Senate Confirms John Tefft as Envoy to Russia
    Aug01

    US Senate Confirms John Tefft as Envoy to Russia

    The U.S. Senate has approved President Barack Obama’s nomination for ambassador to Russia. John Tefft, a career diplomat specializing in Eastern Europe, was unanimously approved Thursday, filling a post that had been vacant since February. Tefft has served as Obama’s ambassador to Ukraine and former President George W. Bush’s...

    Civilians in Ukraine Flee Fighting
    Aug01

    Civilians in Ukraine Flee Fighting

    Civilians from towns around the area of Eastern Ukraine where flight MH17 was shot down are continuing to flee heavy fighting. …read more Source: The Boston...